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A square slice of strawberry Twinkie cake with homemade frosting and a slice of strawberry on top. The strawberry cake is sitting on a white dessert plate with a dish of strawberries in the background.
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Strawberry Twinkie Cake

This strawberry twinkie cake is a combination of your two favorite desserts.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dessert, strawberry cake, twinkie cake
Servings: 15 people


  • 9x13 Baking Dish
  • Standing Mixer
  • Piping Bag
  • Star Piping Tip


Strawberry Cake

  • 1 box Strawberry Cake Mix
  • 1 cup Water
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Canola Oil
  • 1 box Twinkies unwrapped

Strawberry Frosting

  • 1 cup Butter unsalted sweet cream, softened
  • 1 cup Strawberries diced into small pieces
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream

Whipped Cream

  • 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray the baking dish with pam baking spray.
  • Using a large bowl, beat the strawberry cake mix, water, eggs and canola oil until combined and smooth.
  • Pour half of the batter into the baking dish.
  • Place 8 unwrapped twinkies into the strawberry cake batter.
  • Pour remaining batter over the twinkies.
  • Bake in the oven for 30 - 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center.
  • Allow to cool completely. Make the strawberry frosting and apply it to the cake.

Strawberry Frosting

  • Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients together until combined and smooth.
  • Spread the frosting smoothly onto the top of the cake. Next, make the whipped cream and add it to the cake.

Whipped Cream Directions

  • Using a medium bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar together until stiff peaks form.
  • Scoop into the piping bag.
  • Pipe dollops of whipped cream onto the cake.
  • Top with fresh sliced strawberries.
  • Cut and serve!